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Is industry paying its fair share? Is industry paying its fair share?
June 18, 2008 at 9:26 am
Some St. Charles Parish residents won’t like their property tax bills this year because the parish recently got reassessed by the state in April.

Virus outbreak has council concerned Virus outbreak has council concerned
June 18, 2008 at 9:26 am
After mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus were found in Ormond, Montz and Norco last month, the entomologist for the parish’s mosquito control office filled the council in on what he is doing to keep the pesky bugs to a minimum.

Troopers Step Up Patrols Troopers Step Up Patrols
June 18, 2008 at 9:26 am
Two Louisiana State Troopers stand in the ready position on Highway 90 in Boutte everyday to catch unsuspecting drivers who might be speeding.

Not too late to cash in on that government rebate
June 18, 2008 at 9:25 am
Many people have already received their economic stimulus payments, but the Internal Revenue Service wants residents to know that it’s still not too late to file and receive the payment.

Hidden leaks might cause bills to rise
June 18, 2008 at 9:25 am
Water bills across the parish seem to be getting higher for some residents, while others say that their bills are about the same.

Medicare seminar set for June 16
June 16, 2008 at 3:15 pm
HAHNVILLE - Capital Area Legal Services will hold a Medicare 2008 Changes seminar on June 16 at 11 a.m. at the St. Charles Council On Aging Hahnville center.

Guest speaker Maragret Jefferson will be on hand for the discussion and to answer any questions.
For more information, call 985-783-3008.

LA Kennel dog show June 12-15
June 15, 2008 at 11:42 am
HOUMA - The LA Kennel Club will hold its annual dog show at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center on June 12-15.
Admission for Saturday and Sunday is $2.50 for individuals and $5 for families of four.

For more information, call 985-850-4657.


Festival needs escorts, volunteers
June 14, 2008 at 12:51 pm
DES ALLEMANDS - The Louisiana Catfish Queen Pageant Committee is looking for escorts for contestants.

Girls age 5 to 9 are needed. To participate, call Lydia Dempster at 985-758-0289 or Aimee Champagne at 985-306-0262.
The Louisiana Catfish Festival Miss, Teen and Granny contests will be June 14 at 7 p.m. at J.B. Martin Middle School in Paradis.

The committee is also seeking volunteers to help with the festival July 11-13 on the St. Gertrude Grounds in Des Allemands.

The plant booth is accepting donations. To help, call Jamie Hue at 985-758-1936. The country store needs all donations, except clothes.

To donate, call Peachy Roger at 985-758-2319. People are also needed to help with the craft booths. To help, call Debra Frickey at 985-758-2696.

Ochsner blood drive June 14
June 14, 2008 at 12:46 pm
ST. ROSE - The American Legion Hall in Destrehan will hold a blood drive with Ochsner on June 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the hall located at 12188 River Rd. in St. Rose
Donors will receive a blood bank T-shirt, a mini physical, cholesterol test and blood assurance package. A picture ID is required.

Donors will have a chance to win a $2,000 American Express Gift of Travel certificate.

The drawing will be Aug. 1 at 9 a.m. The winner will be notified by phone.

Mais Oui wine tasting
June 13, 2008 at 1:14 pm
Mais Oui will hold its next wine tasting on Friday, June 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The wine of the hour will be samplings of all three Santa Carolina blends.

Featured food will be shrimp with articoke pasta tossed with Somme's homegrown basil with Asiago cheese and vegetables.

Cover charge for the event is $5.

The wine shop in located in the St. Charles Plaza at 12715 Highway 90.

Local author to speak at library
June 12, 2008 at 3:15 pm
LULING - Local author Farrah Rochon will be doing a book signing and discussion on Thursday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the West Regional Library located at 105 Lakewood Dr. in Luling.

Rochon is the author of two novels, Deliver Me and Release Me.

For more information, visit www.stcharles.lib.la.us or call 985-785-8471.

Hahnville High hosts Hi-Stepper Kiddie Camp
June 12, 2008 at 1:32 pm
HHS Hi-Stepper Kiddie Camp will be held Tuesday, June 17 through Friday, June 20 at Hahnville High School from 9 a.m. to noon in the HHS gymnasium.

Hahnville High hosts Hi-Stepper Kiddie Camp
June 12, 2008 at 1:31 pm
HHS Hi-Stepper Kiddie Camp will be held Tuesday, June 17 through Friday, June 20 at Hahnville High School from 9:00 a.m. to noon in the HHS gymnasium.

The camp is open to any girl aged 4-13. The cost is $40 for the week or $10 per day and includes a camp T-shirt, awards, and refreshments.

Those who attend all four days will be invited to perform with the Hi-Steppers at the beginning of a varsity home football game.

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. on June 17. Pre-registration forms are available at HHS or on the HHS website. Come join the fun!

HHS, DHS stadiums could get wider seats this year HHS, DHS stadiums could get wider seats this year
June 11, 2008 at 3:03 pm
Next year, football fans in St. Charles Parish might have a little extra room as they settle in to watch Destrehan and Hahnville compete for the 2008 state title.

MImosa beat Willowdale 590-424. Willowdale and Mimosa swim meet results
June 11, 2008 at 1:49 pm
Willowdale Country Club’s swim team hosted the Mimosa Park Club’s swim team on Wednesday, June 4.

Lafreniere 91 Gamblers win back-to-back championships Lafreniere 91 Gamblers win back-to-back championships
June 11, 2008 at 1:47 pm
For the second year in a row, The Lafreniere 91 Gamblers won the U17 Division State Championship Cup in Lafayette.

LA Knights snag first place in Louisiana Rattler tourney LA Knights snag first place in Louisiana Rattler tourney
June 11, 2008 at 1:46 pm
The LA Knights placed first in the LA Rattler Tournament and placed second in the By-you Guru's Tournament this weekend.

Bruce McDonald and his son Hunter fishing in the Parish Canal. Herald-Guide Outdoor Report
June 11, 2008 at 1:45 pm
Lake Cataouatche continues to be a hot spot in the area for bass, bream, and sac-a-lait.

Outdoor extravaganza will draw hundreds of kids to Norco
Outdoor extravaganza will draw hundreds of kids to Norco
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The goal is to put a duck call (pink or camo) and a fishing pole – anything that’s not electronic - in every little hand Saturday at the first annual St. Charles Greenwing Day and Chili Cookoff.

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